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. to be steadily losing votes in an expanding demographic is a recipe for failure. florida senator marco rubio, the son of cuban immigrants and a republican, suggests the problem is both tonal and substantive. >> it's hard to make an economic argument to people who think you want to deport their grandmother. >> and then there's the fema vote. established in 1920. decisive in 2012. 53% of the votes this year were cast by women, who favored president obama by ten points. >> my wife's a democrat, and she was so close to voting for mitt romney. but then you know, mourdock and akin opened their mouth and we sent them squeak -- running back to the democratic party because they think we're nutty. >> actually, married women tended to favor mitt romney, but single women, a growing part of the population, went 3-1 for the president. >> i have just called president obama to congratulate him on his victory. >> republicans have two years until the midterms to try to shed a little of the old off the grand old party and reach out to a quickly changing american demographic. they do not lack for suggestions. >
, pennsylvania, and virginia, while the president heads to new hampshire, south of florida, back up north to ohio, out west to colorado. monday romney goes to florida, virginia, ohio, and new hampshire. obama counters with wisconsin, ohio, and a closing rally in iowa. the biggest surprise in that final 48 hours is romney's last minute bid in pennsylvania. polls in the state favor president obama, but not by as much as they once did. the romney campaign calls it expanding the electoral map. the obama campaign calls it a fairy tale. welcome to the parallel universe phase of the campaign. joining me is chicago mayor and former white house chief of staff rahm emanuel. let me start by showing a poll out of pennsylvania showing that the president's numbers have been slipping since september, and it's now looking like a four-point race in pennsylvania, which is inside the margin of error. are you all worried about that? >> no. i think, look, the campaign is set, and i think people remember going into this election are jobs and you just had a report friday of 171,000 jobs were created, and, candy, i thin
exploration, manned space exploration, and i teamed up with senator bill nelson from florida, and we crafted a compromise that allowed commercial crew vehicles to go forward but not at the expense of the next generation of space flight. and you saw an excitement in space. >> touchdown, confirmed. we're safe on mars! >> for the first time in years when that rover landed on mars at precisely the place it was supposed to land after being in the air for six months and i thought, yes, we've done something that is really important in the big sense. >> what will you most miss. let's say you like many of your colleagues and you'll miss them, but what about the place will you miss? >> the chance to affect public policy in ways that are important to me. that's the reason i do this. i think that's the reason all of us do it. also i think the public vastly underestimates the legitimacy of the motives of the people who are here. >> that's correct. >> and the major motivating factor is what we think is right. i have some strong views about how to make this country, which is both fairer and at the same ti
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